~ LAURA LEE JEWELLERY BLOG ~ At LLJ we believe that jewellery is for everyone. And with that in mind, we’re launching a brand new, concise menswear collection for our loyal male customers. Having always loved a well-dressed and stylish man, Laura had been thinking about creating a...

I've been thinking a lot about strippers recently. Hear me out! I've started pole dancing. My current writing project involves a piece about a stripper. It's a monologue that includes pole dancing and is hopefully going to be performed one day. Not by myself, I might add, as...

At the time of writing this I am two weeks away from turning The Big Four Oh.  At the time of you reading this however I am a mere five days away from turning forty. Five days away from a life changing birthday. Well, it doesn't have...

{Jawline examples from 2009} The first time I ever heard about plastic surgery was in the early 90's when I found a picture of Dolly Parton in one of my Saturday magazines. I was so fascinated by the picture that I cut it out and...

I grew up with nothing. Literally nothing. Totally untrue of course but that's what my 'deprived' teenage brain told me. It told me that I was at a disadvantage in the, seemingly, third world country I was living in as I didn't have access to the...

Last week I had the privilege of going to the theatre twice. On Monday night I went with a friend to The Old Vic to see Fanny and Alexander and on Wednesday night I went with my work friends to the Noel Coward theatre in...

My niece looks like my brother. Sounds cute but she's actually my sisters daughter. I'm not saying she's currently resembling a nearly 42 year old man but, Tiny, as we like to call her, has the same heavy brow and cheeky smile that our brother...

As the process of buying a piece of jewellery, at the shop I work in, went from a handwritten receipt to a few taps on an Ipad I knew that I would never again hear those sweet words ~ “Oh haven’t you got beautiful handwriting”....

{Top L-R ~ Walk of shame Moscow, Rennes, JacquesMus, Caron Callahan. Bottom L-R ~ Simone Rocha, Caron Carahan, Rejina Pyo, Rachel Comey}   I recently executed an enormous Instagram cull and un followed about 400 people. Big news I know but this needs to be discussed.  Like the...

{clockwise from top left ~ Rupaul~Rupaul's drag race, She's gotta have it, Reni Eddo~ Lodge, Sasha Velour~Rupaul's drag race. Dear White people, Orange is the new black, Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, Underground}   The one good thing that came out of President T**** being elected is that...